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The Effect of Pills on Coronavirus Patients

By Elaine Schmidt • March 20, 2020
Dear Doctor: Which over-the-counter pain reliever is safer – acetaminophen, ibuprofen, celecoxib or naproxen? It seems as if they all carry some risks. Pain is a symptom to which we can all relate.  It’s also an important indicator of possible injury [...]
By Ask the Doctors • August 23, 2018
Five years ago the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declared codeine unsafe for treating post-surgical pain in children, such as surgery to remove the tonsils or adenoids. But years later, some doctors still prescribe codeine for children, [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • December 7, 2017
If uterine fibroids are causing you pain, heavy bleeding or other troubling symptoms, the good news is that UCLA doctors offer a variety of effective treatments to provide you with relief. What are fibroids? Fibroids are firm, compact growths that occur in or on the wall of the uterus. [...]
By uclahealth • May 10, 2017
Several factors can affect a child’s normal body temperature (98.6°F), including time of day, age and activity level. While slight variations can be normal, any body temperature above 100.3° F is considered a fever. Understanding fevers As a parent, you may feel distressed when your child has [...]
By uclahealth • September 30, 2016